Discovery certificate for object 2017gav
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13057 [ 2017TNSTR.862....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-13 17:28:20
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017gav
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-17kt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:03:21.091 (255.83788) DEC = +45:24:48.64 (45.41351)
Discovery date: 2017-08-12 07:53:45.000 (JD=2457977.8289931)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J170321.30+452447.5

Remarks: Faint SDSS galaxy present at the SN candidate position


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-12 07:53:45.000
Flux: 16.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-09 08:09:36
Limiting flux: 17.5 STMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: